J. Fergus

Google won't let its employees use Zoom
J. Fergus
The search and advertising company doesn't think Zoom's privacy and security measures are up to snuff.
Tech
This moon puzzle might help you forget you can’t go outside
J. Fergus
The puzzle debuted last year to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s launch.
Design
This quiz will tell you which law enforcement agencies have your face
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The quiz built by the EFF shows how innocuous things like a passport land you in databases.
Tech
Lady Gaga rallies tech developers to 'build a solution' in global fight against COVID-19
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The call to action is for IBM’s Call for Code Global Challenge.
Coronavirus
Facebook Gaming takes a swipe at Twitch with amateur-friendly Tournaments
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It’s early days for its esports functionality, but an admirably huge swing.
Gaming
Ads containing coronavirus misinformation are still slipping through Facebook's moderation
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Ads are falling through the cracks thanks to a diminished workforce and automation reliance.
Coronavirus
This smart toilet can recognize you by your 'analprint'
J. Fergus
A useful gadget for some and a privacy nightmare for all.
Health
PayPal, Venmo, and Amazon are still vulnerable to SIM-swapping hackers
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More than a dozen other companies were warned months ago about the limits of their 2FA.
Cybersecurity
Shocking new TSA numbers show how coronavirus has destroyed the travel industry
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The dramatic dip surpasses travel trends after 9/11 and the Great Recession.
Coronavirus
These are the five free Twitch games Amazon Prime users can play this April
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If you bought them on Steam it would cost you more than $100.
Gaming
Twitter's verifying medical experts' accounts but the process remains murky
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Medical professionals aren’t sure how to get Twitter’s attention once they've jumped through its newly outlined hoops.
Coronavirus
Want to know if you'll be getting a slice of the stimulus pie? This calculator can help
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If you’re confused about how big a check you're entitled to, of if you're entitled to one at all, this site can help.
Coronavirus
Trump accelerates climate change by loosening fuel economy requirements
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You can save money on a new car, so that’s worth spending more money on gas and boiling the oceans, right?
Climate Change
Amazon's made a deal to sidestep Apple's 30 percent pound of flesh for Prime Video titles
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Other content providers will doubtless be looking to do likewise now.
Tech
Lawmakers are flocking to Facebook ads due to Google's coronavirus ad ban
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Google's misinformation protections may inadvertently tip the scales towards Trump's ads.
Politics
New emails show Tesla tried to skirt local shelter-in-place restrictions
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The Fremont Police Chief was not having it and there are receipts.
Coronavirus
China wants to develop an authoritarian-friendly internet protocol
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Chinese officials and Huawei marry good ideas for the New IP with cyber sovereignty and an internet killswitch.
Tech
The EFF wants the Supreme Court to prohibit phone searches without a warrant
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Law enforcement can currently access “abandoned” phones at will.
Legal
Instagram banned a meme account over a pandemic relief scam
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The popular Best Memes account posted fake tweets purporting to be from Trump and Obama.
Coronavirus
General Electric's aviation workers are demanding their employer make ventilators
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Factories have ground to a halt and GE is laying off staff to cut costs in the face of the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
Coronavirus